The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Armistead Davis Mead

Mead, Armistead Davis


* 16th of October 1901

† 20th of February 1980

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-11-03 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-06-11 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-06-11 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1947-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-06-10 Colonel


1940-05-XX 1942-05-XX Group Chief, Weapons Section, Infantry School
1942-06-XX 1942-11-05 Assistant Chief of War Plans, South Pacific Area
1942-11-06 1943-04-XX Chief of Staff, 1st Island Command
1943-07-XX 1943-10-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, Airborne Command
1943-10-XX 1944-05-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), 4th Army
1944-05-XX 1945-09-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), 9th Army [Northwestern Europe]
1945-10-XX 1946-05-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, 2nd Army
1946-06-XX 1946-11-XX Commanding Officer Fort Gulick [Panama]
1946-12-XX 1947-06-XX Deputy Commanding Officer Atlantic Sector, Panama Canal Department
1947-08-XX 1948-06-XX Attending the National War College
1948-07-XX 1949-01-XX Chief of Security & Training Group, Intelligence Division, General Staff US Army
1949-02-XX 1949-05-XX Executive to Director of Intelligence, General Staff US Army
1949-06-XX 1950-04-XX Director of Staff Department, Infantry School
1950-05-XX 1950-XX-XX Director of tactical Department, Infantry School
1950-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Assistant Commanding General 3rd Infantry Division, Korea
1952-XX-XX Chief of Management Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Army
1952-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 3rd Army
1953-06-XX 1954-12-XX Commanding General 1st Cavalry Division
1955-XX-XX 1956-XX-XX Chief of Infantry Section, Continental Army Command
Chief of Joint US Military Mission to Turkey
1959-08-03 1961-06-30 Chief of the Office of Civil Affairs, Department of the Army
1961-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From 'Conquer: the story of Ninth Army, 1944-1945', 1947